Category: Art & Crafts

waldorf lent garden

Lent activity ideas & imaginative spring cleaning!

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lent and spring awakening! “Spring is in the air, my friends, And all is waking up. I think it’s time to wear a smile, Hold hands and share a cup.” March Meal Verse from ‘The Meadowsweet Year’, Caroline Acworth & Lucy Wallens lent garden activity Whilst eating our pancakes we made a Lent Garden for

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St. Valentine's hearts

st. valentine’s day – 14th February

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“Kind hearts are the garden, Kind thoughts are the roots. Kind words are the blossoms, Kind deeds are the fruits.” A sweet Valentine’s craft for this week – we made these wax Kindness Hearts to hang in the window!  They are made from grating beeswax crayons onto wax paper and then melting them to create

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candlemas candles and snowdrops

celebrating candlemas – 2nd february

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After the darkest time of the year there is now a promise of spring and return of the light at Candlemas as the days begin to get longer, it is the midpoint between Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox.  Singing Candlemas songs whilst lighting candles in the earth can be a special way to mark this

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gentle halloween

gentle halloween celebrations – 31st october 2018

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This time of transition from autumn to winter has many ancient traditions and festivals, the most well known at the end of October and beginning of November being Halloween, All Saints Day and All Souls’ Day each with their own traditions and fun, but with similarities too; a time when the veil between this world

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earth day earth paints limiting plastics

earth day and limiting plastics as much as possible

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Celebrating Earth Day – 22 April, by having fun with Earth Paints For Earth Day we painted the Earth using paints that are made using natural pigments from clay, and are organic and eco-friendly. The non-toxic and organic Children’s Earth Paint Kit is safe, fun and easy to use for all ages. They are eco-friendly paints that you

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eater branch and celebration ring

easter sunday – 1st april 2018

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After all the fun of the snow, Easter feels perfect timing to finally rejoice in all the long-awaited wonders of spring this year!  We have lots of ideas for easter gifts, decorations and natural crafts as well as special offers to help celebrate (without a chocolate egg in sight)! Happy easter from all at myriad!

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michaelmas dragons display

michaelmas – 29 september

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A time for new beginnings, a new school year, a new season and a time to be brave and face up to our dragons!  Michaelmas celebrates the autumnal equinox as a festival of strong will, a time to face new tasks and use inner strength, courage and initiative.  St. Michael bravely subdues the dragon conquering

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